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good morning, america. breaking now, mitt romney, caught on tape at a private fund-raiser. his candid comments causing shock waves. what he said behind closed doors about americans voting for president obama. >> 47% who are with him who are dependent upon government. they believe they are victims. they believe government has a responsibility to care for them. >> the campaign rushing to repair the damage. and breaking at this hour, a dramatic ruling in the escalating royal photo scandal. a french court handing a major victory to will and kate, demanding those topless pictures be handed over in 24 hours. the couple, reacting on their tour in the south pacific. incredible images you have
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to see to believe. this 100-foot-high firenado captured live on camera. we'll hear about the filmmaker who got up close and personal to mother nature and its craziness. and a superstar about to join madonna, paul mccourtney and sheryl crow in the most elite club. is adele the newest bond girl? the music goes with the rain. >> pow. >> robin on medical leave. josh taking a break. glad to have elizabeth vargas and amy robach here with us. a lot of breaking stories to get to, including a big story for the romney campaign. they cannot catch a break.
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a new tape during a fund-raiser. romney tried to put it out last night. unusual post-10:00 p.m. press conference >> at one point in this fund-raiser, he's on tape recorded saying, i will never convince these people, who don't pay taxes. he said they should take personal responsibility for their lives. the fallout is continuing. also breaking overnight, a dangerous prison escape, directly on our border with mexico. 130 inmates make a dash through an underground tunnel. setting off a massive search by police and soldiers just over the texas border. we're going to have the latest on that. that borderline continues to be volatile. and big news for anyone struggling to diet. the first prescription weight loss drug to hit the market in over ten years is out today. >> this is the miracle drug that everybody has been waiting for. let's get to the secret tapes from the campaign trail. it's "your voice, your vote." with just 49 days to go, abc's
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david muir is here. and no apology from mitt romney at that late-night press conference. he said say his words were inelegant. >> inelegant were the way he described them. he stood by the words last night. the argument he made behind closed doors for a group of wealthy donors, describing voters, nearly half of americans, that in his words, it's not his job to worry about. overnight in california, walking up to the podium with a forced smile in a hastily-arranged press conference. >> good evening, i understand there's a video that's been on the internet for a few weeks that has attracted some attention. >> reporter: that video, posted in clips by left-leaning "mother jones" magazine, shows mitt romney in the circle there, speaking to wealthy donors at a fund-raiser, about the 47% of americans he says it's not his job to worry about. >> there's 47% that are with him.
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who believe they are victims. who believe that government has the responsibility to care for them. who believe they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you name it. that's an entitlement. and the government should give it to them. and they will vote for this president, no matter what. >> reporter: he says they don't pay income tax. and because of that, his message of lowering taxes doesn't resonate. >> and so, my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. what i have to do is convince the 5% to 10% in the certain, that are independents. >> reporter: then, a joke. romney pointing out his father, the one-time governor of michigan, had been born to mexican parents. >> he was born in mexico. and had he been born of mexican parents, i'd have a better shot at winning this. but he was not. >> reporter: romney shares the strategy of carefully using his wife, ann, on the campaign trail. >> we use ann sparingly right now, so that people don't get
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tired of her. >> whoever has released the snippets, i'd appreciate if they released the whole tape so we can see all of it. >> reporter: overnight, romney standing by his words. >> i'm speaking off the cuff in response to a question. and i'm sure i could state it more clearly and in a more effective way than i did in a setting like that. >> reporter: we know some of those donors paid $50,000 to get into that fund-raiser in florida last may. in the tapes, romney talks about the kind of words to the donors he uses to pull in independents that might have voted for president obama last time. that the independent voters, in his words, loves to hear the phrase, he's in over his head, when talking about the president. are they going to like to hear that behind closed doors. let's get to political analyst, matt dowd. matt, you've worked in a lot of campaigns for both parties. where does this register on the richter scale? >> 6 or 7 on the richter scale. it does some damage.
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but i don't know if the foundation is damaged by all of this. the problem with all of this, one, simultaneously, he was saying because it helps the republican base. he thinks this is a turnout election. the ultimate problem is the people who switch back and forth are looking for signals. as you and i talked about, a number of times in the last three months, every time there's been an opportunity for mitt romney to move the undecided voters, he made a mistake or made a decision that hasn't helped him in the course of that. >> so many unforced errors, including at the convention. the next big challenge at the debate, october 3rd. >> this is like a decathlon. and there's been five events held. some predictable, some not. in each of the five events, he's not done well. we have one more predictable event left. he has to get points down. he's down by three or four points, with a pretty solid lead. he has to do well in the four remaining events. >> the campaign tried to reset their campaign yesterday. that's what they were trying to do. >> they're going to try to
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probably reset the campaign in the aftermath of this. it comes down to the first debate on october 3rd. that's the only opportunity he's going to have to shift from the unforced errors, to shift from the crocks in the foundation and try to repair it in the final 30 days. >> we'll all be watching. thanks, guys. let's turn to the big battle being waged by the royal couple to shut down publication of those photos of kate topless. a huge victory just moments ago in french court. the magazine that first printed the photos was ordered to hand them all over, within 24 hours. jeffrey kofman is just on the outskirts of paris this morning, with the latest. good morning, jeffrey. >> reporter: good morning to you, elizabeth. they are the photos that buckingham palace has called grotesque. and moments ago, a french court seems to have agreed. granting prince william and catherine middleton, a rare injunction, of the pictures of a
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topless kate. the french court can't take back the magazines sold. but it can stop anymore being printed. it's been ordered to hand over all digital copies of the photos by noon tomorrow. the pictures of a topless kate with william in the south of france, first appeared in the french magazine "closer." they have rocketed around the world on the internet. and for once, that isn't stopping the royals from fighting back. in court here in france, the lawyer for the duke and duchess said, they were profoundly shocked and troubled. they called the photos a breach of their personal intimacy. saying the couple had no knowledge of the photographs being taken. the photos have been published in the an italian magazine. the same magazine that upset the royals 15 years ago, when it published photos of diana's
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final moments. they are trying to show that oh-so british stiff upper lip. but 15 years of william's mother died after being pursued by the paparazzi here in france, it's very raw. like diana, kate is good for business. >> when they're in private and have a reasonable expectation of privacy, they are off-limits. >> reporter: now, the british tabloids will not touch the pictures. but the dublin "irish times" has published them. he has threatened the editor and has threatened to close down the paper. let's bring in abc news chief legal correspondent, and my "20/20" co-anchor, chris cuomo. good to see you this morning. does this stop further publication of any of the photos, the rulings moments ago? >> this is for the media. for the legal community, it's not a big deal. why? french privacy laws, very strict. well-known. it was expected that the courts would say don't publish this
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anymore, "closer," french newspaper. but the fine is de minimis. business-wise it makes sense for them to publish. the irish and others can follow suit without any respect for this resolve. >> and the order to hand over the photos and the digital copies, sounds big like a big step. is it? >> to me, it sounds like nothing. as we all know as parents, digital copies of pictures are innumerable, especially when they're out on line. the idea that it's the old days and you can hand over the negatives is naive. this is what we would call a placating verdict. and it's a win into a bigger analysis that needs to be done here. this is the most public couple in the world. the only behavior they can control is their own. so, if they don't want pictures of them taken this way, they're the only ones that can control it. >> quickly, the defense was, she was on a balcony you could see from the street. is that a valid defense?
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>> for most people, yes. you'd say, could you see me or not? did i have an expectation of privacy or not? this is a different couple with different analysis. the u.k. tabloids isn't using the pictures. to achieve that is no small feat. >> thank you so much. let's head over to amy robach, in for josh elliott, with the top stories this morning. >> we begin with breaking news. a prison break along the u.s. border with mexico. 130 inmates are on the loose at this hour. they escaped through a 21-foot tunnel in a town just across the border from texas. now, an intensive search is under way. abc senior justice correspondent, pierre thomas, has the latest from u.s. homeland security officials. pierre? >> reporter: good morning, amy. this is a prison escape of epic proportions and looks highly sophisticated. the mexican town is right on the border, only three miles from eagle pass, texas. homeland security officials tell us they are aware of the break
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and looking into it. customs officials will be on alert. and all border checkpoints and hunting for unusual activity in that region. amy? >> pierre, we know it's about 130 inmates. what do we know about them? how dangerous are they? >> reporter: what has officials so concerned is this could be an inside job. and the drug cartels could be behind the break. many are said to be tied to the massive narcotics trade. >> thank you so much. another major story developing overnight. the deadliest attack to avenge the american-made film mocking the prophet muhammad, a female suicide bomber slammed into a minivan at the airport in kabul, killing at least 13 people. a militant islamist group is claiming responsibility. a frightening scene in florida, after an suv driver smashed his way into someone's living room. he took off running, leaving his 4-year-old stepdaughter behind
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in the wreckage. no one was hurt. that driver arrested for drinking and driving without a license. and snowboarding star, shaun white, has been arrested in nashville. his black eye is visible in his mug shot. police charged white with drunkenness and vandalism. a hotel employee said he pulled a fire alarm. he hit his head when rtrying to run away. peyton manning tossed three interceptions in the broncos first three possessions last night. they fell to the falcons, 27-21. and finally, diamonds are a girl's best friend. we should all move to russia. authorities say they found a gigantic supply of indictments. they say there's enough to supply the market for 300 years. the diamonds are twice as hard as conventional diamonds. and therefore, are best for industrial use, not jewelry.
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we'll have the market flooded with diamond drill bits. there's no bling. >> they're really hard. not great. sorry. >> trillions. >> thanks. now, to tense moments on the tarmac at new york's jfk airport, after an anonymous phone call claimed hijackers were aboard the plane yesterday. the plane was surrounded by policemen, the pilot not told why. and his fury was caught on tape. >> reporter: manage you're a passenger, or a pilot, of a massive jet. you're told to go far away from the terminal. and you're surrounded by cops and emergency vehicles. no one tells you what's going on. one pilot blew his top. a rare moment of frustration and anger from inside the cockpit of an american airlines jet. >> tell us what's going on here. >> american 24 heavy, i still don't have any information. >> reporter: it's monday afternoon at new york's jfk airport.
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an american airlines flight 24 has been just ordered to taxi through a remote part of the runway, along with a finish airplane. the planes are surrounded by emergency vehicles. but the american pilot doesn't know why. >> they're still on the telephones here. >> they need to get off the phone and give me some information now. i'm the captain of this airliner. i need information pronto. >> reporter: police had been told hijackers wearing gas masks are hiding in the wheel wells of the jets. the pilot's still unclear about what's happening, becomes angrier. >> we're surrounded by emergency vehicles. there's a reason for this. someone has to give us the reason or we're going to evacuate the aircraft. you have 60 seconds. >> unless they have a legitimate reason to believe that the crew had been compromised and was under the control of somebody else, i don't see much justification at this particular point of not telling the captain what's going on. >> reporter: both planes were later searched and cleared. no threat was found. now, of course, nothing out of
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the ordinary found. american airlines said, we generally don't comment on security issues. and they haven't yet. but this is the captain of the ship. it's probably safe to say that most of the passengers on that plane, and most people listening at home right now, would probably want their pilot to do the exact same thing. george? >> thanks very much. >> understandable frustration. wow. now, to new hope this morning for millions of americans struggling with obesity. the first prescription weight loss drug to hit the market in more than a decade is out today. and abc's sharyn alfonsi is here with more. this is a huge business. $40 billion a year. >> a huge business. we're going to be hearing a lot about this. it's called qsymia. it's available today. in clinical trials it helped users drop 10% of their body weight. it could be an effective tool to fight obesity. but they warn, it's not for everyone. qsymia, the new weight loss drug in 13 years and available by prescription today. it's a combination of two
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medications that have long been used in weight management. one an appetite suppressant. the other, reducing cravings for food. >> when you add the two together, you get good weight loss. >> reporter: it worked for gwendolyn barton, who tried just about everything to lose those extra pounds. >> i've done diet. i've done exercise. i've done weight watchers. and none of it has ever helped me. >> reporter: that is, until she tried qsymia. in one year, as part of a clinical trial, she dropped 50 pounds. >> i went from a size 14 into a size 6. it made me feel great. >> reporter: prescription diet drugs have a troubled past. meridia was withdrawn in 2010. and then, flueramine. patients lost 10% of their body weight while on the medication.
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but it isn't just as easy as popping a pill. the drug has to be used in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise. for gwendolyn, it all paid off. >> my blood pressure started to go down. i felt much better. i was able to do things with my grandkids. go to the park. just have fun. >> all right. so everybody's ready to call the pharmacy. doctors say this medication is for people who are obese, clinically obese. not for people who want to lose the last ten pounds. one of its components is known to cause birth defects. another one of the component is one of the active ingredients in fen-phen. it could increase heart rate and blood pressure. if you use this, it's important you're monitored by a doctor. >> fen-phen was pulled from the market. this is the okay fen. >> that's right. >> no women of child-bearing age. that's a huge segment of the population. >> and you have to -- you have
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to have a great diet. and you have to exercise. >> sharyn, thanks. let's get the weather from sam. >> we're going to start with heavy, flooding rain in the midsouth and to the mid-atlantic yesterday. look at these pictures out of smithville, tennessee, just east of nashville. and know that this kind of rain was in the carolinas. you can see the flooding going on in lancaster county yesterday, as well. here's the story with that rain. it starts to move north and east today. it comes with a component that could be strong to severe storms. look at the heavy rain from nashville, to lexington. pittsburgh, as well. when you get to the east coast, that rain today comes with the potential of strong storms and one or two possible tornadoes. check with your air carriers because this is going to be a tough day.
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moment. we also have a dramatic courtroom showdown coming up. one woman coming face-to-face with the man she put away for stalking her. was it all for revenge? and amanda bynes, she can't seem to stay out of trouble right now. >> had a bright career. >> she did. but having a lot of incidents. and now, lindsay lohan is weighing in. >> the most disturbing part of it. on twitter. >> i will recuse myself from that one. "pop news." we have new pictures of ashton and mila. they've been able to keep their romance mostly secret. but no more. >> when you get the hand on the face in the kiss, that's passion. >> kissing ashton. >> wow. >> okay. right now, let's get to the bizarre murder trial in georgia. steve osunsami is covering this
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from atlanta. the defendant has spent ten years in jail for stalking this roommate, who they cross-examined yesterday. >> for ten years. you can imagine how upset she is him acting as his own attorney and grilling her on the witness stand. she moved into a friend who was murdered, before he went to jail. and now, after all these years, police have fingered him for that killing. >> it was a few days after you murdered carmen and stabbed nick. >> reporter: loretta spencer black, whose identity is being protected, facing down the man she helped put away for stalking her in 1994. >> i want to object. completely unresponsible to my question. and has -- >> it's really inappropriate that you stalked me and harassed me and you're sitting here asking me questions and i have to answer your questions. that's hard for me. >> reporter: he is now out prison and acting as his own
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attorney, on trial for his roommate's brutal murder. >> i would have done things differently. but i can't. i can't turn back time. i wanted to make it -- i wanted to make it stop. just stop. i just wanted it to stop. >> reporter: black and baker met on a paintball team. and he became obsessed with her. calling her at all hours. showing up and refusing to leave. and breaking into her home. >> he was harassing her on the phone. >> reporter: her roommate, carmen smith, was found murdered in the home they shared in 1995. smith's 5-year-old son was stabbed more than a dozen times and barely survived. >> i didn't realize this was going to turn into murder. if i would have known, i would have taken notes. >> reporter: for years, investigators suspected baker killed smith in an act of revenge. but in 2009, they announced they finally got it. a dna test of hair found on smith's body, tied him to the murder. he pleaded not guilty. and the would-be lawyer told
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jurors he and blass were a couple. >> there's so many different things that happened that you did. i can't remember everything that you did. i spent my entire life just to erase everything. >> reporter: we're expecting some really gripping testimony. that 5-year-old son who was stabbed so many times is now in his 20s, george. and is expected to tell his story on the witness stand any day now. >> what a moment that will be. thanks, steve. for more, we're joined by former prosecutor, legal analyst, sunny hostin. this is about as unusual scene i've seen in a courtroom. >> it really is. i did all this research preparing to come in today, trying to find cases where defendants in murder trials represented themselves. it's very, very rare. they usually say he who represents himself has a fool for a client. that's probably true. it's rarely successful. they often get convicted. ted bundy, dr. jack kevorkian, all represented themselves.
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all convicted. it's very rare. >> you saw in part, why yesterday. when the roommate came out and said, you murdered carmen. >> exactly. it's a situation that shouldn't happen. no one would ever operate on themselves. well, why would you represent yourself? and i think it's particularly difficult for the victims in this case because they are being cross-examined and questioned by their assailant. can you imagine? and we're going to have, later on in the trial, i think some time this week, the 5-year-old boy who is now a 20-year-old man, cross-examined by the man who stabbed him over 15 times. >> hard to imagine how that young man, now, can maintain his composure in that kind of situation. but the accused is under some pretty severe restrictions. he can't handle any of the evidence. >> that's right. he can't handle the knives in this case. he also can't approach the jury very closely. there's markers of tape on the ground. but many people are saying, that's unfair to him. i actually think the judge is
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doing him a favor. the last thing that he wants is this jury having this vision of him holding the instrumentality of the crime. i think the judge did him a favor by putting these restrictions in. but in any event, this is something that we just don't see very often. >> even though he made his mistakes, he does know his way around the courtroom yesterday. >> it's funny you should say that. i thought, my goodness. as criminal attorneys, we are well-trained. he filed 90 motions in this case. i read some of them. they're not terrible. and he is doing a decent job of representing himself. and so, you know, who knows what will happen? but the evidence in this case is pretty overwhelming. >> that dna evidence is tough. sunny, thanks very much. let's go to sam. you have a firenado. >> it's incredible to show you video. normally these things don't last very long. a fire tornado will kick up and last a minute or two. in this case, it lasted long enough to get not just still pictures, but incredible video. this swirling inferno, amazingly
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caught on tape. a stream of 100-foot-high flames ignites in the australian outback, where firefighters have been battling fires for nearly a week. it happened monday afternoon, when chris was scouting locations for a movie shoot. abc news licensed this video from the filmmaker. he was standing about 1,000 feet from all the action. >> i knew within 30 seconds this was a very unique event. probably globally. the sound of a jet engine. it was just -- it just didn't even look real. >> reporter: this dust devil with fire occurs when intense twisting ground-level winds come in contact with fire, propelling it upwards into a column of warm, rising air. the phenomenon usually lasts for just a couple of minutes. but tangey found himself in the middle of mother nature's fury for an astonishing 40 minutes. >> i've never seen anything so big move so quickly in my life.
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it was awe-inspiring, absolutely. and it's something i never expect to see again. >> something most of us will probably never see and certainly never see video like that again. they just don't last that long. but the heat is so intense and it's so dry there. when they picked up, they just kept going. from hot to cold. how is that? we'll get into 37 degrees, 33, 22. that's this morning. that's what it's like when you're walking out the door this morning in duluth, minneapolis, sioux city. this is a shot of cold air. six states have advisories for frost or freeze in those areas. on the west coast, 81 in seattle. portland at 87 degrees. this warmth that's been holding in southern california now has spread into the northwest. so, everyone gets a shot at the warmer temperatures. and that looks like it's going to last into the weekend, as well. one or two places along the coast you won't have the warm >> a few sprinkles trying to make their way into the beltway.
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adele herself has been hinting at it. >> reporter: even paul mccartney knows what a big deal a bond song can be. like his "live and let die." now, rumor has it, she'll be next. ♪ rumor has it >> reporter: the adele sings for james bond buzz has been building since this september 13th, "showbiz 411" item. but there's no official confirmation that she will be on 007's next adventure, "sky fall." who started this rumor? adele herself did, on "the jonathan ross" show in the u.k. >> this is a theme that i have to do -- that's really giving something away, isn't it? >> theme? >> it's going -- >> reporter: if bond is, indeed,
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>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> good morning. it is 7:56. i am pamela brown. the man charged with shooting a guard the family inearch council is expected court today. he shot the guard in the arm. deliberations begin today in the retrial an army ranger. smith is accused of michael mcqueen in 2006.
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convicted in 2008, but that overturned. we will have more on newschannel 8. let us check the roads. wet pavement today? >> yes absolutely. a couple things to talk about. this ban on the shoulder. delays coming up of springfield. all the way onto i-395 and the 14th street bridge. prepared. for the heavy rain. make sure your headlights and a windshield wipers are working. maryland beltway, outer living greenbelt through silver spring, slow. cars are stalled out. help on the way. us turn our attention to jacqui jeras. heavier thunderstorms moving into the area. on our skycam. 73 degrees. rain to the west.
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will continue to creep in a threat to the day. thunderstorms this afternoon. , damagingst threat winds. otherwise, cloudy skies with a thunderstorm. 76 to 81. >> thank you for watching. another news
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[ cheers and applause ] what a hearty crowd out in times square. the rain is coming down. the umbrellas are out. and everyone is smiling on this tuesday morning. >> it's nice to see folks down there in the rain. >> thank you for being there, guys. robin is on her medical leave. josh away. glad to have elizabeth vargas and amy robach with us. coming up, we're all on the edge of our chairs the votes are in. >> that gets a ding? >> it kind of worked. >> i was trying to figure out
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where it was coming from. >> we have barbara walters here. she has a big special coming on tonight. a "20/20" special. the best in tv. as you said, 1 million people voted. we did it with "people" magazine. and we're to talk about the best tv dads. let's show them on the screen. ward cleaver, "leave it to beaver." tom bosley. another good one. >> that's my vote, right there. >> eric stonestreet. >> oh. "modern family." >> and ed o'neill with a different one. think about who your favorite is. we're going to talk to barbara about it in a little bit. >> too much. too many choices. also ahead, actress amanda bynes has gotten into a brush with the law. raising new concerns about the former nickelodeon television star. and why is lindsay lohan weighing in on all of this? tweeting messages about -- >> she can't help herself. >> she wouldn't want people
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weighing in on her trials and tribulations. but at any rate. lara? >> yeah. >> remember this jaw-dropping "time" magazine cover? why the mom is posing again. and she is speaking out to set the record straight. >> that boy is getting big. >> yeah. he is. >> that's coming up. >> still nursing, though. let's bring in amy robach with the news. >> all right. thanks, everybody. we begin with the new bombshell rocking the mitt romney campaign. a video surfacing, showing romney telling wealthy donors at a fund-raiser, that his message is lost on nearly half of all americans that they are, quote, victims who are entitled to government support. >> so, my job is not to worry about those people. they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. i need to convince the 5% to 10% in the center that are independent. >> in a hastily-organized news conference last night, romney admitted his language was,
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quote, inelegant. but said the clips were poorly edited and do not reflect his beliefs. a giant explosion at the airport in kabul, afghanistan. a female suicide bomber, killing 13 people, mostly foreigners. a militant group says it is revenge for the american-made movie disrespectful to islam. and more than 130 inmates have escaped from a mexican britain acro prison across the u.s. border. and many of those escaped are tied to drug gangs. this morning, a french court ordered a gossip magazine to hand over all digital copies of the topless pictures of kate middleton. it also blocked further publication of the photos. although, little can be done to keep them from circulating online. this morning, we are remembering a member of our abc family. john ingle, who played edward
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quartermaine. we all loved edward quartermaine. his final appearance last week. ingle began acting in his 50s. and before that, he was a high school drama teacher. richard dreyfuss and nicolas cage are among his now-famous students. john ingle was 84. a quick clarification for you this morning from our reporting last hour, on the weight loss drug qsymia. we want to confirm that the drug is approved for women of child-bearing age. and now, diane sawyer, with a preview of tonight's "world news." diane? >> amy, great to talk to you and all my friends at "good morning america." tonight on "world news," what we have learned about that tape that governor romney's camp is scrambling to explain. the political team is working all day. they will be out in force tonight. i'll see you on "world news." >> all right, diane. looking forward to that. finally, if you haven't eaten breakfast yet, consider
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the doughnut burger. currently on the menu at a southern california restaurant chain. you're looking at two glazed doughnuts, surrounding a half-beef/half-bacon patty, topped with cheese and one egg sunny side up. it's the second california restaurant to offer a doughnut burger. quite popular. the price tag, $9.95 not including the antacid you need afterwards. i think you might need a defibrillator. >> that makes me nauseous. i'm sorry, to even look at that. [ talking at once ] >> the recipe, she was shown making that doughnut burger before. >> after the doughnut burger, uh yo don't need dessert. you can back off of the dessert. >> you don't need anything the rest of the day. >> that's for breakfast. that's crazy. >> i'm going off of what i saw on the picture. and i'm asking if it came with
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the brownie or not. good morning, everybody. "pop news." ryan reynolds. we have news about the new couple. new pictures of blake lively planting a smooch on her new husband, the day after they tied the knot in charleston, south carolina. it's hard to miss that beautiful engagement ring and wedding band. it's a light pink oval diamond. estimated to be somewhere in the range of 10 to 12 carats. keeping with the character that blake plays on "gossip girl." and blake is already back to work. >> that's well. >> seems to be happy. mila kunis and ashton kutcher have managed to keep their romance mostly under wraps. looks like they're not trying to anymore. they were in central park, new york, here on monday. ashton coming up for air to check his phone.
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>> i would be in so much trouble. >> i know. >> i was going to say. >> nothing says passion more than holding the face. and then, going to the blackberry. >> maybe he was checking the blackberry before the kiss. >> it's out now. they were keeping it under wraps. now, we can -- well, it certainly looks like they are, in fact, a couple. and we move on, now, in "pop news." we love emma stone and andrew garfield. this is the couple edition of "pop news." the power couple eating lunch on saturday, when they heard that photographers were waiting outside. trapped in a photo op. the turn made signs, we found out there was paparazzi outside the restaurant. we were eating in. why not take this opportunity to bring attention to organizations that need and deserve it. the do-gooders listed websites. gilda's club in new york city.
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>> that is fantastic. >> what a great idea. >> help some people. >> that's really great. finally, a little riddle for you. what do you get when you cross a lion with a tiger? >> a liger. what do you get when you cross a liger with a lion? you get kiara. thought to be the first liliger. and a sleepy one at that. the cute kitty, was born in siberia, russia. she is doing great. visitors should be able to see her as soon as next month. >> once she gets up from her nap. let's get the weather from sam. >> it just started pouring down rain. [ cheers and applause ] ladies, where are you from? >> south dakota. >> i noticed you didn't have the umbrella. we're trying to fill in the gap. almost everybody has one along the way. it really is -- i'll drop down a little bit. i'm not doing a great job with you. i can see on the glasses you're
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getting a little wet. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on. we're going to start with high-elevation snow. this system above 10,000 feet has dropped in snow. and look at the beautiful fall color in silverton, colorado. frost and freeze in the higher elevations. a sign of things to come. in comes that crisp and dry air. atlanta is involved in this. new york city, boston, cooler, drier air. after the rains and the storms of today. and it continues to dry and warm on the west coast. >> good morning. in jacqui jeras. out there now. trying to work with 73 degrees. the rain to the west. but it is trying to nudge closer the district. an increase in thunderstorm the afternoon. storm we did some storms will severe. winds an isolated today and into
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the evening hours. forecasting for clou >> it may be rainy in times square. but it's sunny where lara spencer is. it's back to -- gang? >> lara. >> thanks so much. here's a look at what's coming up on our "morning menu." amanda bynes latest run-in with the law. how lindsay lohan is weighing in. and why she's doing it again. and barbara walters is with us. live, revealing america's all-time favorite tv dads. all that and so much more coming up, on "gma," live from times square. [ mrs. hutchison ] friday night has always been all fun and games
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>> reporter: cute as a button on nickelodeon. >> that's me. >> reporter: poodle skirt proper in "hairspray." and a churchgoer. amanda bynes was squeaky clean and filthy rich. topping "forbes" 2007 list as one of the highest paid celebrities under 21. but fast-forward today and there's growing concern about the star after a string of traffic violations, including one last week. >> you just hit that car. >> reporter: her behavior, shocking seasoned paparazzi. >> she's not getting in the driver's seat. there's no way. >> reporter: lindsay lohan, no stranger to run-ins with the law, tweeting, why did i get put in jail? and a nickelodeon star no penalty so far. but a judge did impound her car. she is facing two hit and run charges later this month. plus, a charge of driving under the influence, when she refused
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a breathalyzer after another accident. and just a few days ago, she was snapped smoking an unidentified substance from a pipe while behind the wheel. >> amanda, what was in the pipe? >> reporter: tmz reports the star has been seen talking to herself. >> when you're not under the influence of drugs, you're not acting like that. and she's just probably hitting the bottom right now. she needs to get all the alcohol and drugs out of her body and then get level. >> reporter: so far, bynes' only public cry for help was to president barack obama. tweeting the commander in chief after an arrest in june. hey, barack obama, i don't drink. please fire the cop who arrested me. i also don't hit and run. friends have telling tmz she's fine. but most twitter fan, she deleted all her tweets to start fresh. she hope she is able to do that. it is a shame. the price of fame. you see it happen all the time. >> before it is too late. thank you, amy. elizabeth?
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>> thank you, lara. the mom who stirred up so much controversy by breast-feeding her toddler on the cover of "time" magazine, is raising eye grows again. jamie lynne grumet is back for an encore on the cover of another magazine, breast-feeding her now-4-year-old son. abc's cecilia vega has the story. >> reporter: she is the mother made famous by this provocative photo. now, nearly four months of that "time" cover of jamie lynne grumet breast-feeding her 3 1/2-year-old son hit newsstands, a new magazine is coming out. and to set the record straight, she is doing it all over again. breast-feeding her son, now 4, on the cover of another magazine. this time, with her entire family by her side. >> our intentions were to help relieve the sigci stigma attach
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breast-feeding past infancy. the photo i saw was one we weren't trying to pose for. >> reporter: that photo fueled momny wars. >> if you wanted a great cover, you would have photoshopped out the chair. >> reporter: after joke. >> that should really be black barred. >> much better. >> reporter: grumet herself was breast fed until she was 6 years old. and a new shoot for "pathways to family wellness," she is seen breast-feeding her son samuel, adopted from africa, right alongside her natural son. some say pictures are beautiful. others are asking if grumet is milking the moment. what do you say to people who say child protective services should be called? >> that's just not understanding full-term breast-feeding. and knowing it's normal in other cultures. it's not normal here. >> reporter: now, grumet hopes the controversy over that cover
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shot will bring attention to another issue close to her heart. orphaned children in africa. >> if we focused that attention to issues that really do matter, like children who don't have food and don't have parents, that's where we want to see the change. >> reporter: for "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. >> regarding the original cover story that got so much attention, "time" magazine tells us it is pleased the cover story, quote, encouraged serious debate of the decisions facing millions of parents. as you know, we are celebrating the emmys all week long here at "gma." and today, we get to do it with our friend, barbara walters. she has a new special tonight. best in tv, the greatest tv shows of our time, with barbara walters. she is here to tell us about it now. abc news teamed up with "people" magazine to get over 1 million votes. >> to pick in all different categories. since you mentioned it, what is the best television show of all-time? we will tell you tonight.
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do you know? >> i say the voters will go with "seinfeld." >> "m.a.s.h." >> "m.a.s.h." is a good one. "i love lucy" i was thinking, too. >> were you really? >> sounds like i wasn't right. >> you will love this show. it's a wonderful look back. if you remember the shows if you're a young person who loves television but hasn't seen the classics, you will love this. we have nine different categories, from best comedy, best drama, to favorite nonhuman. i interviewed one of the nonhumans. and the favorite show yof all-time. we want to show you something we did just for you, for "gma." that's the best dads. okay? >> okay. >> here we go. number five, the best tv dads. dan, from "roseanne."
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overweight, underpaid. big-hearted dads of a working class family. >> not everyone can be as perfect a parent as dan connors. >> reporter: the chemistry between john goodman and roseanne was instantaneous. they had never met before this session. seen on season 2 of the dvd set. immediately, he had a job. >> we made each other laugh. you don't do drugs, do you? i said, nope. all right. >> reporter: at number four in your vote, the father who was a walking advertisement for birth control. >> dad, i need to talk to you. >> why is it always me? >> reporter: al bundy, played by ed o'neill. he showed the world why not to be "married with children." his family anthem. >> hooters, hooters, yum, yum, yum. hooters, hooters, on a girl that's dumb. >> he represents this curdled,
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anti-father, that people found a delight in watching. >> reporter: number three in the votes? >> it's sexual. >> howard cunningham on "happy days." a 1970s version of a 1950s dad, played by tom bosley. >> sex is something a son should discuss with his father. >> the richie/howard relationship, that father/son relationship was so much fun. >> will you give me a hand? >> sure, richie. >> and richie has gotten drunk. and dad figures out what happened. tom's timing in that scene was so impeccable. >> hope the door's open. >> reporter: your number two favorite tv dad, andy griffith. at the heart of the series, the raising of his son. >> killed that bird, didn't you? >> reporter: opie taylor, played
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by, guess who? ron howard. this was a single-parent relationship, driven by love and respect. >> going to give me a whipping? >> that's one of the reasons why the relationship has endured. there's something authentic about it. >> reporter: and at number one, your favorite tv dad, cliff huxtable, who understood that parenting was no easy task. >> you guys are funny. why is it that every time i kiss my wife, a child pops up. >> reporter: when son, theo, has a poor report card, he appeals to his father's understanding. >> maybe you can just accept me who i am and love me anyway, because i'm your son. >> and he just waits. and he waits. and then, bill responds. >> theo, that's the dumbest thing i've ever heard in my life. >> he was a father who took a
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stand. >> i'm telling you, you are going to try as hard as you can. >> he was not a milquetoast dad. >> i brought you in this world. and i'll take you out. >> reporter: and american audiences fell in love with a strong, upwardly mobile, successful black family. a doctor, whose wife was a lawyer. >> i think he does -- that's pretty great. >> we did this just for you. this is the -- we have best comedies, best drama, best nonhuman. and i did interviews. i talked to lorne michaels about gilda radner doing barbara wawa. >> you also got to take lucy and desi arnaz jr. back to the set. >> we went back to the original set. remember the vitamins?
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>> for those kids, who -- it's a home away from home, huh? >> we took lucy and desi arnaz jr. back to the original sets. and talked about their mother and what she was like. there are interviews. there are all of the different shows. i think it's a great show. not because i'm -- i had nothing to do with the choices. but it's so entertaining. >> we cannot wait to see it. the two-hour special is on tonight, best of tv. it's at 9:00, 8:00 central. thanks for coming in, barbara. we have a brand-new update from robin. she's having treatment this week. we'll have an update from her in a minute.
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>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> good morning. it is 8:27. i am pamela brown. vicee news today, gop nominee paul ryan will campaign in virginia this week. speak atle to christopher newport university tonight. danville tomorrow. in thee several stops commonwealth. our first look at the new panda cub. this is mei xiang. the white speck she is cradling cub born monday
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night. a check on the traffic with jamie. >> thank you. somee going to keep even though we are the delays. is to 70. is pretty much the norm. stop and go down to the beltway. plan for the heavy afternoon rush-hour. maryland -- living college park r spring. delays to the beltway. 29 new brand of cherry hill road .virginia's i-395 look at that forecast. are to jacqui jeras. >> it is also getting windy. the camera that on here, it is shaking. hold on to the steering wheel. 73 degrees now at dulles. much heavier along 81. the storms may become severe afternoon.
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especially damaging winds is a big threat. we need to be careful later today. thank you for watching. we will be back in president obama: i'm barack obama and i approve... this message. anncr: he keeps saying it... mitt romney: this president cannot tell us that you're... better off today than n when he took office.e. anncr: well... here's where we were in 2008... tv anncr: the worst financial collapse... since the great depression... tv anncr: american workers were laid off in numbers not seen... in over three decades. anncr: and here's where we are today... thirty months of private sector job growth. creating 4.6 million new jobs. we're not there yet. but the real question is: whose plan is better for you? the president's plan asks millionaires... to pay a little more... to help invest in a strong middle class. clean energy. and cut the deficit. mitt romney's plan? a new 250,000 dollar tax break for... multi-millionaires. roll back regulations on the banks that cratered the economy. and raise taxes on the middle class. president clinton: they want to go back to the same old...
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policies that got us in trouble in the first place. president obama: we're n not gog back, we are moving forward. anncr: forward. ♪ yeah, i'm over the road i can't help but go ♪ ♪ a little bit of left a little bit of right ♪ ♪ driving her hands on my knees ♪ ♪ and she's all over me i'm all out of ♪ ♪ all over the road [ cheers and applause ] breakthrough artist of the year. he's here to perform his big hit from his new record, out today. we can't wait for that. and by the way, out in the audience, there was a sign. can we go back out and take a shot. there was a new sign for robin.
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>> all the way from boston. >> we wish robin good luck. >> and we just got a message from robin. >> she just posted an update on her blog. she talked about how last sunday, i'm reading this now. to lift my spirits, i threw a little party at my apartment for my "gma" family. the next morning, i walked through the hospital doors with my guardian angels, mom and dad, back together and blazing a trail ahead of me. the start of last week went well. but the daily chemo treatment caught up to me by the weekend. my body is so weak. but not my mind. you give me the courage to keep going. today is my last day of chemo. wednesday is called a day of rest. the transplant is scheduled for thursday. bless you. robin, we are all here with you. we know you will come through so well. it's great to hear from you this morning.
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you can read robin's posts -- one more day of chemo. we're going to talk to her doctor on thursday for the latest. it's great to hear from him. >> so good to hear from you. and we have christian music. to serenade her. sam, with a tear in your eye. we're sending you so much strength. and thursday is the big, big day, right? for her. we move on. i know you'll appreciate this. another friend of the program, jewel, she's taking us inside her ranch. she's ging us an insiders look at her new life as a mom. and, sam, i know you want to give us an update on the weather. >> by the way, robin does read her twitter. she has down time all between all this. today would be an awesome day to let her know how much you love her. all right. her. all right. let's get to the boards.
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morning start with pictu philade cf1a lot of trave seaboard will be nrain. that carrying rain, storcf1 & that carrying rain, storcf1 & new york this boston today. travel.uld be a real issue charlotte, we can expect some what loads out there. mr. to push in now. a light sprinkle here within the beltway, but heavier rain to the west. may become severe later afternoon. with d >> elizabeth vargas. if you could kindly get in line. >> i'm going. i'm going. this is our excuse, basically, to be competitive and allow lara to get her energy out. but the countdown is on to our
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"gma" party at the emmys. we're getting in the spirit with another edition of "name that tv tune." the 2012 primetime emmy awards airs sunday on abc. and we thought it would be fun to hear some of the theme songs of the emmy-nominated shows, past and present. george took home the trophy. >> i've still got it. >> really? >> let's see if he can do it again. here's how this works. we'll play ten seconds of a television show theme song. the first person to buzz, you don't have to wait for it all to go. >> oh, i know. >> watch lara raise her hand and buzz at the same time. you get the point. our first category is 2012 nominees. all of these come from shows that have been nominated in the 2012 nominees. lara, amy, elizabeth, george. our players. our first song. >> wow.
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elizabeth vargas? >> don't be trying my trick. >> "big bang theory." >> absolutely. >> oh, my god. how is that possible? >> by the way -- >> "big bang theory" is nominated for best comedy this year. >> that's what i said. this helps lara get it all out. we'll go on to our next song, players. are you ready? here we go. >> george? >> that's easy. that's "modern family." >> right here on abc. it's earned a whopping 14 emmy nominations this year. the most of any comedy in this year's competition. george now has a point. you ready for the third one? >> yes. >> lara, i'm a little surprised. are you okay? want to test it just to make sure it's working? all right. ready for our next song. here we go. ♪ >> that's "modern family."
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>> how did you say "modern family." >> that was the song you did before, wasn't it? >> it was. i think you played it twice in a row. no. we only played it once. >> did you do "modern family" for the last one. >> play a little bit. >> it's "modern family." >> it is "modern family." >> i got it. i really did get it. >> that's "30 rock." >> wait a minute. >> play it again. >> it's "30 rock." >> it is "30 rock." i totally thought -- who got it right? >> george got it. >> i know it's nbc. >> oh, wow. it is. "30 rock." and "30 rock" another best comedy nominee this year. it stars tina fey and alec baldwin. >> thank you, sam. >> lara did not get the point. george does. song four. let's go. ♪ >> "mad men." >> easily.
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>> i knew it. it's my favorite show. >> we have to split it. >> let's go over the way -- let's go over the way the game plays. you have to ding it. and then, you have to respond. so, i can't give you a point, either one of you. >> i can't. i would like to. >> why can't lara get the point? >> i think. >> everyone -- you guys vote. who gets the point? >> she can have the point. >> lara can have the point. elizabeth, that's nice. >> i know. >> and now, number five. elizabeth quick with the ding. "dancing with the stars," another abc favorite. we're going to switch gears, everybody is getting points except for amy. >> i'm sorry. i don't watch that much tv. >> now, in this round, we're going back to the past here. let's show you some blasts from the past, or listen to our first song. >> "sex and the city."
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>> very good. we have time for one more. amy, it's your chance to get on the board. let's listen to one more. >> what? >> total guess. "lost"? >> "lost." great job, george. >> i loved "lost." >> george, you're actually the winner today. >> two times now. >> amy has never played our game before. she wasn't ready. you weren't, either, for the fireworks at the end of the game. lara, nice try. nice try. always competitive, lara spencer. >> i get a big "l" for loser. >> josh and lara are on the red carpet for the emmys. the 46th primetime emmy awards. they're start right after the 8:00 p.m. -- we have to give you the trophy. >> yeah.
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i'm going to participate in this because i'm not a sore loser. i want you to know. i'm very proud of your knowledge. >> and right after -- don't forget to tune in monday, for the "gma" emmy after-party. we'll have interviews with all of the winners. would you like to hold the game show mic? >> yes. we move on now, george, to go to our next story. we're talking about something sweet for you. it's an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at hershey's new high-tech chocolate factory. >> abc's linsey davis was such a good friend. she has taken us inside the historic company and is unwrapping the delicious secrets. >> there's chocolate. >> reporter: this is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see something so luscious, so delicious, even if i do have to don a hair net. willy wonka, eat your heart out. here we go. going inside the home of the
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hershey bar is a treat. mr. hershey would be proud. gone are the days when he first introduced the cone-shaped pieces of chocolate, when they were individually hand-wrapped. reminiscent of this famed moment on "i love lucy." >> every day. 50 million. >> reporter: 50 million a day. the machines run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. each year, enough hershey's kisses are produced to form a line 300,000 miles long. that's enough kitchens to stretch from new york to shanghai and back again, more than 20 times. and this intoxicating giant vat of delight is what gives birth to the iconic candy. in the eyes of a chocolate lover, it could easily be mistaken for heaven. >> the chocolate goes down. it pulls up. makes the little kisses. and that's where legend says the kiss name came from.
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>> reporter: i don't think they're going to miss this one little bag. it's no surprise that in a town named hershey, you just can't escape the eye candy everywhere. for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, hershey, pennsylvania. >> big thank you to linsey davis for that. how happy are we? kids in a candy store literally today. you can get the recipes for treats made with hershey's chocolate at on yahoo! we have an exciting story coming up. our friend, jewel, her life at home as a mom. our friend, jewel, her life at home as[ male announcer ] for the dreamers...
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it's time to catch up with jewel. the country star is combining her passions, motherhood and music, with a new children's book, cd called "that's what i do." and cameron mathison traveled to jewel's ranch in texas. >> the world knows her simply as jewel. the four-time grammy nominated gifted singer/song writer, was one of the most loyal fan bases in the music industry. but for a little more than a year now, it's another job that's been occupying most of her time. ♪ i can see your face >> reporter: how has your series
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of motherhood changed in the 14 months. >> it feels like a christmas present you get to open for the rest of your life. he keeps unwrapping. and every day is a new, exciting layer. >> reporter: i sat down with the star on her texas ranch, she shares with her husband, ty murray. you don't want to have nannies. is that something you're sticking to? >> we had a child because we wanted to have a child. we don't want anybody else to have them. ♪ if i had the sky i made money. and what is that for if you don't take the time to be with your baby? it affords me that luxury. >> reporter: that luxury has afforded her the opportunity to write. this time, a children's book with illustrations by amy june bates called requested that's what i do." the book comes with a music cd. jewel calls the project a love note to her son.
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>> i wanted to write something that we could have forever as a keepsake. as well as to stimulate his imagination and teach him about riming. >> reporter: also a bonus when your mom sings the song that comes with the book. >> it's fun for him to realize, is that mom singing? at first, he had no idea. >> reporter: she sounds like the woman that sings to me at night. >> all singers sound like mom. >> reporter: before america got to know dad, ty, on "dancing with the stars," for his paso doble or fandango, he was winning on his own, as a nine-time champion bull rider. ty's like a hands-on dad. i read that he's in there, changing diapers. >> yeah. >> reporter: forget about bull riding. real men change diapers. >> amen. real men do change diapers. ty and chase on their first horse ride. >> that's the kind of dad he is. he doesn't want to miss a thing.
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♪ your face looks like canvas >> reporter: actress, singer, song writer, poet, author, mom. what's the most important? >> mom, without a doubt. i love my art. if i don't blow it, hopefully can i can do that the rest of my life, and still be a mom. ♪ i love you, you, you coming up, another great breakthrough artist. coming up, another great breakthrough artist. easton corbin will perfo we're here! [ giggling ] these days, nobody has time to get sick. mom, i don't feel good. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. minuteclinic, the medical clinic in cvs pharmacy, now offeringlu shots every y, no appointment necessary. find a clilinic near you at
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all right. we have a lot of happy country music fans out there today. easton corbin's new record goes on sale this morning. he is the winner in 2010's american country award. he is back with his follow-up record, "all over the road." you had two number one hits off your first album. this one you've gotten one
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that's moving up the charts. >> it is. i'm so excited to be here. and have a new record coming out. >> what does "all over the road" mean? obviously, it's a fun song. upbeat song. we're going anywhere. trying to get music out to everybody. >> they just flew in from chicago. let's get a song for you. you're going to sing "lovin' you is fun." >> "lovin' you is fun," the first single. ♪ you got a cousin who's tellin' you somethin' ♪ ♪ that doesn't have nothin' to do with the lovin' ♪ ♪ that we're in, baby i hear she's sayin' ♪ ♪ this game we're playin' should be complicated ♪ ♪ if you wanna say it i think she's crazy 'cause ♪ ♪ love don't have to be a bunch of drama ♪ ♪ a bunch of knock-down dragouts cryin' in the rain ♪ ♪ it's all right to keep it light ♪
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♪ now, momma don'tcha think we're havin' such a ♪ ♪ good time together and it's only just begun ♪ ♪ my heart's never smiled so hard ♪ ♪ baby, lovin' you is fun it's fun ♪ ♪ i'm walkin' around all over this town ♪ ♪ ten feet off the ground so happy i found you, baby ♪ ♪ i love ya there's no self-help book ♪ ♪ on your shelf you know too well ♪ ♪ they're trying to sell you somethin' for nothin' 'cause ♪ ♪ love don't have to be a bunch of drama ♪ ♪ a bunch of knock-down dragouts cryin' in the rain ♪ ♪ it's all right to keep it light ♪
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♪ now, momma don'tcha think we're havin' such a ♪ ♪ good time together and it's only just begun ♪ ♪ my heart's never smiled so hard ♪ ♪ baby, lovin' you is fun it's fun ♪ ♪ love don't have to be a bunch of drama ♪ ♪ a bunch of knock-down dragouts cryin' in the rain ♪ ♪ it's all right to keep it light ♪ ♪ now, momma don'tcha think we're havin' such a ♪ ♪ good time together and it's only just begun ♪ ♪ my heart's never smiled so hard ♪ ♪ baby, lovin' you is fun
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yeah, it's fun ♪ ♪ my heart's never smiled so hard ♪ ♪ lovin' you is fun yeah, it's fun ♪ ♪ yeah, it's fun lovin' you is fun ♪ [ romney ] my plan is to help the midd class.
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trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china, it means open up new markets.
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next, we've got to balance the budget. you've got to cut the deficit. you've got to stop spending more money than we take in. and finally, champion small business. have tax policies, regulations, and healthcare policies that help small business. we put those in place; we'll add twelve millionll new jobs in four years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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. big thanks to easton corbin. tomorrow, all of "sesame" street will be here. >> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> good morning. it is 8:56. i am pamela brown.
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in the news today, more details to be revealed about the presidento former eisenhower. it will be between independence avenue and united states education department. eisenhower family and others -- with theed design. question and answer session place at the national press club at 10:00 a.m. this morning. the national view of the panda cub seems to be doing well. this is a picture of mei xiang. the white spec she is cradling cub, born sunday night. s ais not yet known if she i boy or girl. be named until it old.0 years us get a look at the traffic. >> absolutely. at least we were scared of the heavy rain. we are moving along in the shirlington area on i-395. snooki, a delay
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christie: i do the laundry, i pay ththe bills, i make sure my kids are fed and rested and healthy. female vo: moms like christie would be stretched even more deunder mitt romney. to fund his tax cuts for millionaires, romney could take away middle class deductions for child care, home mortgages, and college tuition. christie: mitt romney, he's so focused on big business and d tax cuts for the wealthy.. it seems like his answers to middle-class america are just...tough...tough luck.

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News/Business. George Stephanopoulos, Robin Roberts, Josh Elliott. (2012) Author Jewel ('That's What I'd Do'); actress Brooke Burke prepares for the Emmys; Easton Corbin performs. New. (HD) (CC)

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